JOSEPH HANSIK HA is an associate in the Global Finance group in the firm's New York office. His practice focuses on general banking, secured lending, and other various financing transactions.
Prior to joining Sidley, Joseph was a banking associate at another leading global law firm in Canada, where he represented chartered banks and institutional borrowers in domestic and cross-border financing transactions.
Joseph received his J.D. from the University of Calgary, where he served as the vice president of the Society of Law Students and the vice president of the Diversity and Law Society. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Joseph was a trade officer with the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Vancouver.
Joseph is fluent in Korean.